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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK3445W
this car came in with p1494 evap code stored in pcm. checked codes with genesis , could not get into bi directional control with genesis scan tool, every time i went to activate solenoid with scan tool and it said no communication. i could check codes and data... Trouble codes: P1494 (evap vent solenoid switch or mechanical fault)
1997 Nissan Quest XE 3.0L cam sensor VIN: 4N2DN119VD
I am assembling a distributor for a Nissan Quest 3.0. There is a inturruptor plate inside that can be assembled in two positions - one of them will be upsidedown. The only difference I see Is the inner ring has one slot that is larger than the other 5. Anyone ...
1993 Toyota T100 3.0L speedometer VIN: JT4VD10A2P
Speedometer does not work when vehicle is first driven. 93 Toyota T100 pick-up, 3.0L V-6, automatic. After a few miles it starts working. I tested it on the lift. There is a pattern from the trans mounted VSS(using vantage). Snap-on scanner reads MPH when spee...
1993 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAVN13D4P
This truck has been worked on several times over the last couple years. Code 71 EGR system keeps coming back. We have cleared code and code wont return. We are trying to rectify the problem once and for sure. Valve holds vacuum, and sounds like it moves ok. Th... Trouble codes: 71 (EGR system prob)
1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JT2BG28K4X
This vehicle came from another shop about 1 mo. ago. Rough idle, hesitation on accelleration, above misfire codes. Shop had previously replaced plug wires and 1-4 ignition coil, and car was running good. Then misfire started again, same codes. After examinatio... Trouble codes: P0301, P0304, P0300
2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEGH20V11
No data for air/fuel ratio sensors. Post cat O2 sensors seem to sweep okay. Has anybody seen the Cat fail at this low of mileage. The inside of the cat looks to be in place and the O2 sensors themselves are normal looking, slightly brownish black with the post... Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst efficiency low bank 1), P0430 (catalyst efficiency low bank 2)

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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CKS8W8Y
There were several good suggestions. From the wiring harness to the TPS to the APS. Three of the actual 5 replies were correct. The accelerator position sensor turned out to be the culprit. After stripping the wiring harness and ohming all the wires to the PCM... Trouble codes: P1125 (electronic throttle control limit performance), P1295 (etc power management), P1523 (throttle actuator control return performance), P1515 (commandvsactual tp correlation tac module).
2002 Kia Rio 1.5L Mechanical VIN: KNADC12332
The car actually went to a wrecker for a used engine for a cheaper price. Everyone knows how that goes, after figuring estimates ten differant ways. Anyway I just wanted to see if this was 'normal?' Unfortunatley it looks like it is!!! Moral of the storey, Rep...
1993 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L No Start
the computer was actually bad it took a while to get the replacement ecu .the replies said to check the pins with a wiring diagram to check for shorts.did that and everything was fine,thanks for all the support.
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L gauges VIN: JT2BG22K3V
ok we fixed this sucker-after tearing apart the whole car-we narrowed it down to a junction block 28 under the glove box- red wire-w-lt blue trace was shorted out-followed the harness back into the engine compartment behind the engine where egr tube was - we f...
1998 Toyota T100 SR5 3.4L engine VIN: JT4UN24D4W
Well guys after many hours of what ifs? We took the heads back off the truck only to find that the head gaskets were flipped and was blocking the big water port. Thanks for your help this is our first Toyota pickup and there for awhile we were swearing it woul...
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